Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Esdras Apame takes the crown from the King's head (3 Esdr. 4:30)
Life of Christ
Passion Crowning with thorns
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBrussels, Bibliothèque Royale, MS 281-283 (2140) (Rhineland, c1390)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21b: King Darius tolerates that Queen Apamene takes the crown off his head and puts it on hers → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21b: King Darius tolerates that Queen Apamene takes the crown off his head and puts it on hers → Original composition: Apamene sits next to Darius, hits him in the face, and takes the crown from his head, at the side the narrator Zorobabel standing
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21a: Crowning with thorns (Variant: Mocking of Christ) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21a: Crowning with thorns (Variant: Mocking of Christ) → Original composition: Crown of thorns pressed on Christ's head with hands or with one staff only, in the left and right foreground kneeling persons
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 16:6-13: Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay himType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadorsType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Esdras3 Esdr. 4:30: Apame takes the crown from the King's headType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 2 Kings 16:6-13: Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay him (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 3 Esdr. 4:30: Apamene takes the crown from the King's head (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadors (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Rhineland from Steinhaus monastery near Wuppertal
DATE
circa 1390
LOCATION
Brussels, Bibliothèque royale de Belgique → 281-283 (cat. no. 2140), fol. 24v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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